Michael Heaton

Michael Heaton, OTR/L

Director of Workforce Development and Occupational Therapy

Michael grew up in Tucson, Arizona, where he developed his passion for mental health services. This led him to a career combining his interest in occupational therapy (OT) and community mental health services. Recognizing how healthy engagement in daily activities such as work and play can improve clients’ mental health across their lifespans, Michael works to develop and implement personalized programs for Masada’s clients. With a commitment to building these ongoing services, Michael enjoys training student interns and employees to provide OT across Masada’s spectrum of services. Michael specializes in promoting caregiver engagement in treatment and helping form strong attachments through caregiver and child co-engagement in play-based activities.

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